Category: Barstow

Barstow’s population was 21,119 at the 2000 census. Barstow is located 55 miles (89 km) north of San Bernardino.

Barstow is a major transportation center for the Inland Empire Metropolitan Area. Several major highways including Interstate 15 and Interstate 40 converge in the city. It is the site of a large rail classification yard, belonging to the BNSF Railway. The Union Pacific Railroad also runs through town on trackage rights on BNSF’s main line to Daggett 10 miles (16 km) east, where it heads to Salt Lake City, then the BNSF heads to Chicago. It is about 62 miles (100 km) to Baker, California and 111 miles (179 km) to Primm, Nevada.

Barstow is home to Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow and is the closest city to Fort Irwin Military Reservation.

All Aboard! Train Days At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Railroad fans of all ages are invited to visit the San Bernardino County Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15—it’s All Aboard for Train Days! The museum will be filled with…

VVC Variety Show Coming Jan. 6th and 7th

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Victor Valley College will be having a wide variety of talent on hand for the third annual Variety Show on January 6th and 7th at 7:30pm The evening’s performances showcase a variety of entertainment. Such as comedy,…